Hundreds of tumuli, the graves of the giants and heroes of old, were still visible all over the wide heath—a great churchyard.
In its vicinity are the remains of more than one hundred tumuli.
In several places there are remains of old moats and tumuli.
The present race of aborigines can tell nothing of these tumuli.
In the first place, we have the sepulchral mounds or tumuli, the numbers of which may be reckoned by tens of thousands.
Near these tumuli, on the ordnance map, is a place named Arbury.
You will have observed that a great many of the tumuli you have met with in Denmark have been opened.
Dr. Whitaker does not appear to have noticed all the tumuli in the neighbourhood.
There are thousands of tumuli, and many of them contain a large number of funeral urns.
Here and there we notice also little conical hillocks or tumuli.